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Another full week of activities at the Shelby County Public Library

Shelby County Public Library has stocked several Adult Services activities this week, with added garnish of elementary clubs and teen activities.

Subjects of all interests are scheduled each day. The week before Thanksgiving is perfect to take some “Me Time” before family get-togethers.

Euchre Fun’s monthly meeting will be Wednesday, from 6 pm to 8:30 pm. Seats are limited, so sign up in the library or telephone 317-398-7121. Play will be progressive, and if you don’t have a partner, we can pair you with another player.

The monthly craft day on Thursday offers two sessions at the Shelbyville branch to create a Chalk Couture Christmas Garland; one at 2 p.m. and the other at 6 p.m. Select a time when you sign up at the library or call the front desk at 317-398-7121. Scrappy Stitches Open Craft Night will be a Morristown’s branch from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday. Bring Your Own Project – scrapbookers, quilters, fiber artists are all welcome. Enjoy light refreshments, great conversation and ample workspace just for you.

Molly in Youth Services at the Shelbyville branch will show teens and tweens how to create Thank You Cards.

Join DM Blake for the new DND campaign on Saturday, . from 1 to 3 p.m.  This week, teens and tweens – ages 11-19 – will meet for Dungeons and Dragons in Youth Services. Beginners are welcome to join experienced players in this tabletop gaming adventure.

On Saturday in Morristown from noon to 3 p.m., it’s Family Game Day. Big games, small games, video games, board games, card games – bring the family to try something new or revisit old favorites. If you want to learn a new game, library staff are always willing to be player 2.

Elementary-age children have Lego clubs slated this week. Lego League meets in Morristown on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., while Lego Club meets in Shelbyville on Thursday at 4 p.m.

Baby / Toddler Play Time returns on Friday at 10 a.m. in Shelbyville Youth Services. Parents and guardians can connect while our littlest patrons enjoy a short story and creative play. While, on Saturday, families, teens, tweens, and elementary students can join Family Game Day in Morristown from noon to 3 pm. Big games, small games, video games, board games, card games-- bring the family around to try out something new or revisit old favorites! Want to learn a new game? Just ask! Library staff are always willing to be player 2.

Looking ahead for the week of Thanksgiving, the library has its regular slate of programs children, youth, tweens, and teens.

All library buildings are closed on Thanksgiving, but they will re-open on November 24.

Other big events are a Mistletoe Market Pre-Party on December 1, from 4 to 6 p.m.; then, say Hello and Goodbye to the Library Directors at an Open House on December 5.

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